Times Higher Education ranking (2023)

  • 3rdSpanish university
  • 18thBest young university in the world

U-Multirank, the EU ranking (2022)

  • 1stSpanish university
  • 4stin Europe

U-Ranking (2023)

  • 1stSpanish university since 2013

Overall results

Times Higher Education

3rd Spanish university (and 186a worldwide) in 2023+

18th Highest ranked university in the world among those under 50 years of age (1st in Spain and 9th in Europe) in 2023+

Among the 300 top universities in the world for impact in relation to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in 2023+

QS World University Rankings

6th Spanish university (127th in Europe and 310th worldwide) in 2024 +

Rànquing ARWU de la Universitat de Xangai

Among the top 301-400 worldwide in 2023 +


1st Spanish university and 4th in Europe in 2022 +


3rd Spanish university (79th in Europe and 196th worldwide) in 2023 +


1st Spanish university (25th in Europe and 65th worldwide) among the universities with a percentage of articles published among the 10% most cited considering all scientific fields together in 2022 +

U Ranking

1st Spanish university in 2023 and since 2013 +

Ranking CYD

4th Spanish university in terms of performance in 2022 +

El mundo

9 of the 13 undergraduate courses evaluated are ranked among the Top 5 in 2022 +


Results by fields of knowledge


  • Results are presented by disciplines, fields of knowledge or both, as stated in each ranking. Disciplines are specific while fields of ​​knowledge are composed of one or more disciplines.
  • The list only includes up to the top 200 in the world and top 3 in Spain. 
  • Sigles: ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities), Leiden (CWTS Leiden Ranking), QS (QS World University Rankings), THE (THE World University Rankings) i US News (US News World & Report Best Global Universities Rankings).